This Week – Ceilidh and Art Exhibition


This Saturday, 4th October,  is our Friends of York Steiner School Ceilidh!

On the evening, we will be welcoming Friends from 5 pm, when you can take in the art exhibition which will be in school over the same weekend (3rd to 5th October). From 7pm the Ceilidh will begin, with buffet food and soft drinks provided and dancing until 10 pm. Should you wish a different sort of drink, you are very welcome to bring your own.

The Ceilidh is free, children are very welcome, and we are very much looking forward to dancing with as many Friends as possible!

For the Ceilidh, we would be grateful if anyone can offer the following help:

People to cook vegetable chilli

People to bake chocolate brownies

People to prep potatoes and cheese on the day

People to set up the gym during the day on Saturday

People to clean the gym on Sunday, ready for lessons on Monday.

Donations of disposable bowls and plastic cutlery.

Please contact with your offers of help


We would also like to offer a warm invitation to join us at our art exhibition, The Balancing Act, which will take place upstairs at School this Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October, from 11 am until 4 pm each day.  The exhibition will be family-friendly, with an area for any younger artists to enjoy themselves while you look around, should you need it.  The cafe will be open for drinks and nibbles, and disabled access is available.
The exhibition is FREE and open to anyone, so please spread the word and invite your friends!

Eoghan Bridge – sculpture. Eoghan is an internationally renowned sculptor and will be showing new pieces of sculpture and, for the first time, will show drawings for this exhibition.
Nick Ellwood – illustration. Nick’s works have graced the pages of many international publications in recent months. He presents a multi-media installation of a collaborative piece undertaken with the Quay Brothers, alongside his illustrations.
Alun Kirby – photography. Alun, a photographer specialising in analogue and alternative processes, presents unique photographs taken without a camera using the cyanotype technique.
Helen Mackfall – painting. Helen has been a painter for many years, though dedicating much of her talents to teaching. These paintings are new works, created specifically for this exhibition.
Vivienne Morpeth – textiles. Vivienne is an acclaimed felt artist and teacher, and will show 3 large new works using the nuno-felting technique, as well as some smaller pieces.
Jane Schaffer – ceramics. Jane gained experience in Sweden and Japan, and has been working as a potter for 25 years. Her studio pots reflect these experiences in the context of a Yorkshire aristic setting. 

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